In this paper from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Thomas de Waal reviews failed historical attempts at regional integration in the South Caucasus since the early twentieth century, and in particular the failed Transcaucasian federations of 1918 and 1922–1936 and the breakdown of Soviet economic integration in the region.
This research paper provides a theoretical and methodological framework for studying the social construction and consequences of “no war, no peace” societies - with Armenia and Azerbaijan as examples.
The paper presents a comparative analysis of the resource-rich transition economies of Mongolia and the southern republics of the former Soviet Union.
This report summarizes the presentations and discussion at an international conference hosted by organizations concerned with reform of the oil, gas, and mining industries to discuss contracts between corporations and governments.
This paper addresses the phenomenon of "jobless growth" in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries (CIS-7).
Central Asia: Increasing Gains from Trade through Regional Cooperation in Trade Policy, Transport, and Customs Transit
This report seeks to show how Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan—five member countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program referred to in the report as the Central Asian republics (CARs)—can increase the gains from participation in international trade through regional cooperation in trade policy, transport, and customs transit.